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Slant 6 was a punk rock trio based in Washington, D.C.[1]

Slant 6
OriginWashington, D.C., U.S.
GenresPunk rock
Years active19921995
LabelsDischord
Associated actsAutoclave, Quix*o*tic, The Casual Dots
Past membersChristina Billotte
Myra Power
Marge Marshall

The group consisted of Christina Billotte (electric guitar and vocals), Myra Power (electric bass guitar and vocals), and Marge Marshall (drum set and trumpet); it formed in July 1992 following the 1991 breakup of Autoclave, in which Billotte had played. The group took their name from an in-line six-cylinder engine produced in the 1960s and 1970s by the Chrysler Corporation.

Slant 6 recorded for the Dischord label and toured the United States several times, and England once. The group released two albums, 1994's Soda Pop-Rip Off[2] and 1995's Inzombia[3] The group broke up in November 1995 while on tour in England.

The band makes an appearance in the 1994 cult road movie Half-cocked.

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DiscographyEdit

Albums and EPsEdit

SinglesEdit

  • 1995 - "We're Having A Baby/ This Is... Young Vulgarians" split single with The Make-Up (Time Bomb Records)

Compilation appearancesEdit

  • 1993 - "Alien Movie Stars" on Julep, Yoyo Recordings
  • 1993 - "Nights X 9" on Stars Kill Rock, Kill Rock Stars
  • 1995 - "Time Expired" on Half-Cocked OST, Matador Records
  • 2002 - "What Kind of Monster Are You?" and "Are You Human?" on 20 Years of Dischord, Dischord Records

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